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House Proceeding on Jun 25th, 2009 :: 1:59:25 to 2:00:45
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Howard P. Buck McKeon

1:59:21 to 1:59:41( Edit History Discussion )

Howard P. Buck McKeon: that's shortsighted. with that i yield to the distinguished ranking member of the committee, mr. mckeon. the chair: the gentleman is recognized for how much time? as -- the gentleman is recognized for one minute. mr. mckeon: i thank the gentleman for in the last two months north

Howard P. Buck McKeon

1:59:25 to 2:00:45( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Howard P. Buck McKeon

Howard P. Buck McKeon

1:59:42 to 2:00:03( Edit History Discussion )

Howard P. Buck McKeon: korea has followed through on its provocative threat to conduct a nuclear test and launch missiles. today we hear that pyongyang is vowing to enlarge its arsenal and has warned of a fire shower of nuclear retaliation. these are grave and serious threats. however at a time when iran and north korea have demonstrated the capability and intent to

Howard P. Buck McKeon

2:00:04 to 2:00:24( Edit History Discussion )

Howard P. Buck McKeon: pursue long-range ballistic missiles and nuclear weapons programs, the defense bill endorsed reductions to capabilities that would provide a comprehensive missile defense system to protect the u.s. homeland or forward deployed troops and allies. this amendment is common sense. it's a sound measure that would reverse the administration's

Howard P. Buck McKeon

2:00:25 to 2:00:45( Edit History Discussion )

Howard P. Buck McKeon: $1.2 billion cut to missile defense. it would restore the 35% reduction to the nation's ground based mid course defense system locatedn alaska and california. which is designed to protect the u.s. homeland. it would restore investments in vital like the airborne laser program which is on the cusp of demonstrating breakthrough technologies.

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